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Yannick Nézet‐Séguin & Joyce DiDonato at Festspielhaus Baden‐Baden

Baden‐Baden, Festspielhaus Baden‐Baden

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Gustav Mahler's symphonies are known for their festive nature. However, this particular concert offers a unique experience by showcasing Mahler's most elegant orchestral songs and a symphony that presents the world from a child's perspective. To fully appreciate this symphony, it is recommended to listen to it in reverse order. In the final movement, which is sung, all the musical motifs and images from the previous three movements are explained. For instance, the delicate sound of little bells representing lambs is heard at the beginning, followed by Father Death playing the violin in the second movement, and finally, in the third movement, the beautiful and celestial sounds of the heavenly Jerusalem. It should also be noted that Joyce DiDonato's exceptional singing elevates the overall performance. Her ability to seamlessly transition between fragile and childlike tones demonstrates her immense range and mastery of tonal colors.


  • Gustav Mahler – Rückert Lieder
  • Gustav Mahler – Sinfonie Nr. 4 G‐Dur
Program is subject to change


Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin
Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe was founded in 1981. It draws its membership of fifty musicians from fifteen countries; they perform together mainly in continental Europe where the orchestra has developed important links with the cities of Cologne, Frankfurt, Graz, London, Paris and Salzburg. From its inception the COE has appeared with the world’s leading conductors and has recorded over 200 works for which it has won many international awards.

Mezzo-soprano: Joyce DiDonato

Mezzo‐soprano Joyce DiDonato is a two‐time Grammy Award‐winner, with numerous other prizes and honors to her name. From coloratura fireworks to epic lyric roles, the American diva dazzles and touches audiences on the great stages of the world.


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